Traditional MBA


The Traditional MBA program delivers an advanced management education geared towards recent graduates and early career starters (with limited to no professional work experience). 

Delivered in a face-to-face format, the on-campus Traditional MBA provides an encouraging environment where young professionals learn to extend their leadership capabilities and prepare to accelerate their careers with a competitive advantage. Students take the Traditional MBA courses taught by FAU's world-class faculty and can enroll as either full-time or part-time status in any given semester. 

Traditional MBA students gain broad managerial skills and can also develop specialized expertise in a business discipline that best suits their career aspirations. 

Students can customize their MBA experience by choosing from more than 70 graduate business elective courses

Elective availabilty can vary.  Speak with an academic advisor for assistance planning electives.


Program Information

  • Designed for recent graduates and early career starters
  • Full-time/part-time enrollment
  • Degree Requirements:
    • 43 credits for undergraduate business degree holders or
      those have taken equivalent undergraduate business foundation courses
    • 55 credits for individuals with non-business degrees
  • Location: Boca Raton campus
  • Delivery Format: mostly on campus; some online courses
  • Application Deadlines: July 1 (fall), November 1 (spring), April 1 (summer).  Applications are accepted year round.

Upon graduation, students will have achieved and have conferred upon them the Master of Business Administration degree. 


Success Story

Javier Vacas

"In this ever-changing business world, the Executive MBA program has provided me with the effective tools and knowledge to stay competitive. The Executive Program's faculty is a good example of what it means to empower, engage and share experience and knowledge."

Javier Vacas - EMBA, LATAM Trade Operations Manager, Microsoft

Contact Us

Michelle Williams
Assistant Director

Traditional MBA Last names A - M,
MSITM, MS Supply Chain, MS International Business & MS Business Analytics
phone: (561) 297-1314
fax: (561) 297-1315
map: FW (23) 101



Michaela Smolka
Graduate Advisor

Traditional MBA Last names N - Z,
All Economics & Health Administration
phone: (561) 297-2775
fax: (561) 297-1315
map: FW (23) 101

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AACSB Accreditation

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Best Part-Time MBA

Ranked among the best part-time MBA programs

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Best Undergrad. Business

Recognized for best undergrad. business

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Best Online Grad. Business

Selected among the best for online master's in business (non-MBA)

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Best Online MBA

Ranked for best online MBA programs

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Best Online MBA for Veterans

Honored as a best online MBA program for veterans

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Best Online Grad Business for Veterans

Selected as a best online grad business program for veterans

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Top-50 in Entrepreneurship

Third consecutive ranking from The Princeton Review

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Best International Business

#26 undergrad. by U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

Best Online Bachelor's in Business

#44 for best online bachelor's in business

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Top-10 in the world according to SportBusiness

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Phil Smith and Adams Centers named ACTA Oases of Excellence

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